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'Long COVID': Effects of disease linger for recovered patients in Turkey 


“I still feel breathless after taking a few flight of stairs,” Aydın Balcı complains. The young doctor was infected twice with the coronavirus and managed to recover. Although his…

2021-01-07 17:54:48

'World tourism could grow by 25% by 2022 with transparent COVID-19 vaccine rollout'


After weathering a heavy blow in 2020, the tourism sector could grow by 25% by 2022 compared to 2019 if the vaccine rollout this year is done transparently and well, according to a…

2021-01-06 15:56:48

COVID, eruption and winter: Top pictures of the week


COVID, eruption and winter: Top pictures of the week .

2020-12-27 15:34:48

Sit, stay, sniff out COVID! Chile dogs report for duty at Santiago airport


The task of sniffing out passengers infected with COVID-19 at Chile’s Santiago international airport is going to the dogs.

A team of Golden Retrievers and Labradors sit when t… .

2020-12-24 16:41:48

Paris Opera moves performance to digital platform as COVID keeps theaters closed


Just five days before they were due to perform before a live audience for the first time in almost two months, the singers of the Paris Opera learned they could not reopen before J… .

2020-12-16 18:26:48

Christmas, COVID and vaccines: Top pictures of the week


Christmas, COVID and vaccines: Top pictures of the week .

2020-12-13 15:49:48

Turkish firm develops 5-minute COVID-19 test


A Turkish firm based in the Aegean province of İzmir has developed a COVID-19 testing kit that can yield results within five minutes, with plans to mass produce the tests already u…

2020-04-23 09:38:00

'Coronavirus is a stream': Turkish blogger with cancer confronts COVID-19


Demet Işıl Yılmaz was halfway through a debilitating chemotherapy course when the coronavirus pandemic erupted, intensifying her struggle for health which she has chronicled for he…

2020-04-17 12:53:00

Videoconferencing skyrockets on Microsoft's Teams software as COVID-19 pushes businesses online


The number of calls made using Microsoft’s Teams videoconferencing software surged by 1,000% in March as people collaborated online due to the coronavirus pandemic, the company…

2020-04-10 07:42:00

'COVID-19 not main issue on Idlib's agenda, basic humanitarian needs more urgent'


The coronavirus pandemic is not the main issue on the agenda of civilians in northwestern Syria’s Idlib, said Mehmet Güllüoğlu, head of the country’s disaster response agency,…

2020-04-03 10:43:00